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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
9
2
NYY
@BOS
1
8
KCA
@CHW
0
5
CLE
@DET
2
6
BAL
@WSH
5
4
CHC
@CIN
0
13
PHI
@NYG
2
5
PHI
@NYG
3
1
BRO
@PIT
4
0
MLN
@STL
5
8
Sunday, September 25, 1955,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 6,848, Time of Game: 2:04
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Phillies
3
77-77
 Won 1
4th, 21½ GB
at Giants
1
80-74
 Lost 1
3rd, 18½ GB
W: Curt Simmons (8-8)
L: Jim Hearn (14-16)
S: Jack Meyer (16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  1    3  7  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  7  1

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Richie Ashburn CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .338 .897 -0.148 1.18 0.025 -0.173 -1.6 1 0
Bobby Morgan 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .230 .671 0.139 1.20 0.155 -0.016 1.1 7 3
Glen Gorbous RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .244 .662 0.191 1.65 0.269 -0.077 0.5 1 0 2B
Del Ennis LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .865 -0.172 1.35 0.000 -0.172 -1.6 0 0 GDP
Marv Blaylock 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .208 .617 0.067 0.81 0.116 -0.049 0.9 10 0 HR
Roy Smalley 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .196 .631 -0.036 0.73 0.014 -0.050 -0.5 1 1
Ted Kazanski SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 .083 .487 0.082 0.73 0.149 -0.067 0.3 2 4 HR
Andy Seminick C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .729 -0.089 0.87 0.000 -0.089 -0.7 5 1
Curt Simmons P 3 0 1 0 0 1 .174 .431 -0.015 1.03 0.038 -0.053 0.1 0 3
   Jack Meyer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .450 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 2 4 .212 .681 0.019 1.07 0.766 -0.746 -1.6 27 12
2B: G Gorbous (12, off J Hearn).
HR: M Blaylock (3, off J Hearn; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); T Kazanski (1, off J Hearn; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: M Blaylock 5; T Kazanski 4; G Gorbous 2; C Simmons; B Morgan; R Smalley.
GIDP: D Ennis (15).
RBI: M Blaylock (24); T Kazanski (1); G Gorbous (27).
2-out RBI: T Kazanski; G Gorbous.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Morgan-M Blaylock; T Kazanski-B Morgan-M Blaylock.
TP: 1. T Kazanski-B Morgan-M Blaylock.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: R Ashburn (3rd base by R Katt).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Gardner SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 .203 .582 0.184 1.63 0.234 -0.050 0.5 3 5 2B
Don Mueller RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .717 -0.016 0.62 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 0 0
   Gil Coan RF-CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .587 -0.263 2.46 0.000 -0.263 -1.2 1 0
Willie Mays CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .319 1.059 -0.204 1.73 0.033 -0.237 -0.8 0 0 2B,SB
   Bill Taylor RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .788 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hank Thompson 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .766 -0.024 0.92 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 0 2
   Joey Amalfitano 3B 3 1 2 0 0 0 .227 .655 0.138 2.24 0.185 -0.047 0.6 2 2
Whitey Lockman 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .273 .704 0.187 2.08 0.238 -0.051 0.6 12 1
Bobby Hofman 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .266 .800 -0.191 2.57 0.175 -0.365 -0.8 2 6
Dusty Rhodes LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .305 .838 -0.035 1.42 0.007 -0.042 -0.4 2 0 SH
Ray Katt C 2 0 0 0 1 0 .215 .581 -0.055 1.62 0.004 -0.058 -0.2 4 1 IW
Jim Hearn P 3 0 1 0 0 1 .156 .519 -0.204 1.85 0.044 -0.248 -1.4 1 1 GDP
Team Totals 29 1 7 1 3 3 .241 .623 -0.483 1.90 0.920 -1.401 -3.6 27 18
2B: W Mays (18, off C Simmons); B Gardner (11, off C Simmons).
SH: D Rhodes (1, off C Simmons).
IBB: R Katt (4, by C Simmons).
TB: B Gardner 2; J Amalfitano 2; W Mays 2; W Lockman; B Hofman; J Hearn.
GIDP: J Hearn (1).
RBI: B Hofman (28).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Gardner-B Hofman-W Lockman.
E: J Amalfitano (3).
Baserunning
SB: W Mays (23, 3rd base off C Simmons/A Seminick).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Curt Simmons, W (8-8) 8 6 1 1 2 3 0 4.92 30 67 0.388 1.69 3.1
Jack Meyer, S (16) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.34 3 0 0 0.094 3.45 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 3 3 0 1.00 33 67 0 0 0.482 1.90 3.6

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Hearn, L (14-16) 9 7 3 3 2 4 2 3.74 35 63 -0.018 1.07 1.6
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 2 4 2 3.00 35 63 -0.018 1.07 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: J Meyer (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: C Simmons (2; R Katt).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Jocko Conlan, 3B - Frank Dascoli.
Time of Game: 2:04.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         New York Giants
1 Richie Ashburn CF 1 Billy Gardner SS
2 Bobby Morgan 2B 2 Don Mueller RF
3 Glen Gorbous RF 3 Willie Mays CF
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Hank Thompson 3B
5 Marv Blaylock 1B 5 Whitey Lockman 1B
6 Roy Smalley 3B 6 Bobby Hofman 2B
7 Ted Kazanski SS 7 Dusty Rhodes LF
8 Andy Seminick C 8 Ray Katt C
9 Curt Simmons P 9 Jim Hearn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 1-3 0 12- OOO NYG B. Hofman J. Meyer 33% 100% Line Drive Triple Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 1-1 2 12- R PHI G. Gorbous J. Hearn 27% 75% Double to LF; Morgan to 3B; Ashburn Scores
b7 1-1 1 123 OO NYG J. Hearn C. Simmons 24% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b7 0-1 0 12- R NYG B. Hofman C. Simmons -17% 27% Single to CF; Lockman to 2B; Amalfitano Scores
b8 1-2 0 --- NYG B. Gardner C. Simmons -17% 52% Double to LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn J. Hearn -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 1 --- O PHI B. Morgan J. Hearn -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O PHI G. Gorbous J. Hearn -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYG B. Gardner C. Simmons 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYG D. Mueller C. Simmons 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYG W. Mays C. Simmons 1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis J. Hearn -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- PHI M. Blaylock J. Hearn 3% 50% Single to RF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O PHI R. Smalley J. Hearn -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B; Blaylock to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O PHI T. Kazanski J. Hearn -3% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O NYG H. Thompson C. Simmons 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O NYG W. Lockman C. Simmons 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O NYG B. Hofman C. Simmons 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 8-9-1
Gil Coan replaces Don Mueller playing RF batting 2nd
t3 0-0 0 --- O PHI A. Seminick J. Hearn -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O PHI C. Simmons J. Hearn -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O PHI R. Ashburn J. Hearn -1% 44% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYG D. Rhodes C. Simmons 3% 47% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- O NYG R. Katt C. Simmons 2% 49% Lineout: CF
b3 0-0 2 --- O NYG J. Hearn C. Simmons 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 2-3-4
Joey Amalfitano replaces Hank Thompson playing 3B batting 4th
t4 0-0 0 --- PHI B. Morgan J. Hearn 4% 54% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t4 0-0 0 1-- O PHI G. Gorbous J. Hearn -4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-0 1 1-- OO PHI D. Ennis J. Hearn -6% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O NYG B. Gardner C. Simmons 3% 47% Foul Flyball: SS
b4 0-0 1 --- O NYG G. Coan C. Simmons 2% 49% Popfly: 1B
b4 0-0 2 --- NYG W. Mays C. Simmons -3% 46% Double to LF
b4 0-0 2 -2- NYG J. Amalfitano C. Simmons -1% 45% Mays Steals 3B
b4 0-0 2 --3 O NYG J. Amalfitano C. Simmons 5% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O PHI M. Blaylock J. Hearn -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 1 --- O PHI R. Smalley J. Hearn -2% 45% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 2 --- R PHI T. Kazanski J. Hearn 15% 60% Inside-the-park Home Run to LF
t5 1-0 2 --- O PHI A. Seminick J. Hearn -1% 58% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- O NYG W. Lockman C. Simmons 3% 62% Foul Flyball: C
b5 0-1 1 --- O NYG B. Hofman C. Simmons 2% 64% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-1 2 --- O NYG D. Rhodes C. Simmons 2% 66% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 9-1-2
t6 1-0 0 --- PHI C. Simmons J. Hearn 4% 70% Single to CF
t6 1-0 0 1-- O PHI R. Ashburn J. Hearn -4% 66% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 1-0 1 1-- PHI B. Morgan J. Hearn 7% 73% Single to RF; Ashburn to 3B
t6 1-0 1 1-3 O PHI G. Gorbous J. Hearn -10% 63% Ashburn Picked off 3B (C-P-3B-C-3B)
t6 1-0 2 1-- O PHI G. Gorbous J. Hearn -3% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 8-9-1
b6 0-1 0 --- O NYG R. Katt C. Simmons 4% 64% Popfly: 2B
b6 0-1 1 --- NYG J. Hearn C. Simmons -4% 60% Single to CF
b6 0-1 1 1-- NYG B. Gardner C. Simmons -6% 54% Walk; Hearn to 2B
b6 0-1 1 12- O NYG G. Coan C. Simmons 8% 62% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-1 2 12- O NYG W. Mays C. Simmons 8% 69% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 4-5-6
t7 1-0 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis J. Hearn -3% 67% Popfly: SS
t7 1-0 1 --- O PHI M. Blaylock J. Hearn -2% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 1-0 2 --- PHI R. Smalley J. Hearn 1% 66% Single to CF
t7 1-0 2 1-- O PHI T. Kazanski J. Hearn -3% 64% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 4-5-6
b7 0-1 0 --- NYG J. Amalfitano C. Simmons -8% 56% Single to LF
b7 0-1 0 1-- NYG W. Lockman C. Simmons -11% 45% Single to 1B/Bunt; Amalfitano to 2B
b7 0-1 0 12- R NYG B. Hofman C. Simmons -17% 27% Single to CF; Lockman to 2B; Amalfitano Scores
b7 1-1 0 12- O NYG D. Rhodes C. Simmons -1% 27% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Hofman to 2B; Lockman to 3B
b7 1-1 1 -23 NYG R. Katt C. Simmons -0% 26% Intentional Walk
b7 1-1 1 123 OO NYG J. Hearn C. Simmons 24% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 1.
Top of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Tied 1-1, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 8-9-1
t8 1-1 0 --- O PHI A. Seminick J. Hearn -5% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-1 1 --- O PHI C. Simmons J. Hearn -4% 42% Strikeout
t8 1-1 2 --- PHI R. Ashburn J. Hearn 3% 44% Walk
t8 1-1 2 1-- PHI B. Morgan J. Hearn 4% 48% Walk; Ashburn to 2B
t8 1-1 2 12- R PHI G. Gorbous J. Hearn 27% 75% Double to LF; Morgan to 3B; Ashburn Scores
t8 2-1 2 -23 O PHI D. Ennis J. Hearn -6% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 2, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-2, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 1-2-3
b8 1-2 0 --- NYG B. Gardner C. Simmons -17% 52% Double to LF
b8 1-2 0 -2- O NYG G. Coan C. Simmons 17% 69% Fielder's Choice P; Gardner out at 3B/P-3B
b8 1-2 1 1-- OO NYG W. Mays C. Simmons 15% 83% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Giants 1.
Top of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-1, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 5-6-7
Gil Coan moves from RF to CF
Bill Taylor replaces Willie Mays (CF) playing RF batting 3rd
t9 2-1 0 --- R PHI M. Blaylock J. Hearn 9% 92% Home Run
t9 3-1 0 --- O PHI R. Smalley J. Hearn -1% 92% Strikeout
t9 3-1 1 --- O PHI T. Kazanski J. Hearn -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 3-1 2 --- O PHI A. Seminick J. Hearn -0% 91% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-3, Phillies' Jack Meyer facing 4-5-6
Jack Meyer replaces Curt Simmons pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-3 0 --- NYG J. Amalfitano J. Meyer -9% 81% Single to LF
b9 1-3 0 1-- NYG W. Lockman J. Meyer -2% 80% Wild Pitch; Amalfitano to 2B
b9 1-3 0 -2- NYG W. Lockman J. Meyer -13% 67% Walk
b9 1-3 0 12- OOO NYG B. Hofman J. Meyer 33% 100% Line Drive Triple Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Giants 1.

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